Six. Filipino Americans and the Model Minority Myth

Contemporary Experiences in Education, Health, and Society

  1. Kevin L. Nadal

Published Online: 16 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118094747.ch6

Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice

Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Nadal, K. L. (2011) Filipino Americans and the Model Minority Myth, in Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118094747.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470951361

Online ISBN: 9781118094747

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Keywords:

  • model minority;
  • Asian Americans;
  • education;
  • household incomes;
  • sociocultural factors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case Synopses

  • Introduction

  • Model Minority Myth

  • Experiences in Education

  • HIV/AIDS and Teen and Out-of-Wedlock Pregnancy

  • Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Abuse

  • Gangs and Juvenile Crime

  • Additional Sociocultural Factors

  • Discussion Questions

  • Summary